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October 1982

Ocular Pathology: A Text and Atlas

Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(10):1688. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030040666027

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The fact that this book's second edition was published only seven years after the first edition speaks for its popularity and excellence. It has indeed become the basic work on ocular pathology in the United States.

Almost all the pictures in the new edition are reproduced in a larger size and the numerous insets of the first edition have been eliminated. This makes it much easier to interpret the clinical pictures that frequently accompany the histopathologic sections. The style of the book has remained the same. It has the form of an outline; this has many advantages for the student. It is precise and concise and can be easily grasped and memorized.

Many of the newer findings have been incorporated, eg, chapters on immunopathology, new aspects of corneal dystrophies, and the new findings in macular degenerations.

The text is profusely illustrated with more than 1,000 pictures and the references are

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